Questions raised over Leicestershire's economy following administration of Jessops

Jessops HQ in Leicester
Jessops HQ in Leicester Credit: ITV Central

The Leicester based camera chain, Jessops, has become the first high-profile retail casualty of 2013.

Its administrators, Price Waterhouse Cooper, has said that store closures are 'inevitable'.

The retailer has 192 stores across the UK. It puts 2,00 jobs at risk.

Questions are now being raised on the impact this will have Leicestershire's economy.

Jessops head quarters in Leicester
Jessops head quarters in Leicester Credit: ITV Central

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Jessops Closure Impact

Leicester-based Jessops, which has been on our high streets since 1935, has gone into administration, the first big name to go under in 2013.